Keyword: US

US to examine plywood imports from Vietnam

The United States on Wednesday said it would examine whether hardwood plywood imports completed in Vietnam using Chinese components are [...]

US companies warn against certifying unsafe plywood from Brazil

    Product Advisory notices have been sent to importers, Building Code Associations and Homebuilder Associations throughout the [...]

Softwood lumber production in U.S. rises 5.2% in Q1/2020

    U.S. sawmills in the first three months of 2020 produced 9.161 billion board ft [...]

US wood pellet sector well-positioned for the post-pandemic period

    The wood pellet sector in US has many advantages that other sectors might envy as they [...]

US plywood market coming back to life after COVID-19

In the past three weeks we have seen Western US plywood markets building and coming alive, after about a ten [...]

US hardwood producers receive double hit from trade conflict with China and COVID-19

   The trade conflict with China has hit the United States hardwood sector hard and the coronavirus pandemic has [...]

Historic fall in US housing starts

US housing starts in April  plunged by the most on record going back to 1959 as sweeping lockdowns to contain [...]

NAFTA rules in favour of US in softwood lumber dispute with Canada

    On Friday, May 22, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ruled in favour of the [...]

US lumber prices pushed higher by pandemic

Rising demand stemming from a surge of do-it-yourself projects from consumers working at home coupled with restricted supply [...]

US sawmills produce 4.2% more softwood lumber in Jan.-Feb. 2020

U.S. sawmills in the first two months of 2020 produced 6.108 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber [...]